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98 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope (Book: Martin Sixsmith)
Alexandre Desplat
Robbie Ryan
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Co-production United Kingdom-United States-France; BBC Films / Pathé / Baby Cow Productions / British Film Institute / Magnolia Mae Films
Drama | Based On A True Story. Comedy-Drama. Adoption. Road Movie. Journalism. Religion. Family Relationships
Synopsis / Plot
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
2013: Academy Awards: 4 nominations, including Best Film
2013: Golden Globes: 3 nominations, including Best Film
2013: BAFTA Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay. 4 nominations
2013: David di Donatello Awards: Best European Picture
2013: Venice Film Festival: Best Screenplay & Signis Award
2013: Hamptons International Film Festival: Best Film (Audience Award)
2013: Toronto Film Festival: Runner-up for Best Film
2013: Satellite Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay. 4 nominations
2014: European Film Awards: Nominated for Audience Award
2013: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actress (Judi Dench)
2013: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
2013: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): 4 Nominations including Best Movie
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